Key Terms

New Construction window cleaning – The first time new windows are cleaned of paint overspray, silicone, glass manufacturer stickers etc.

Hard water mineral stain removal -The removal of this type of glass damage from water that is full of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, metal cations, and compounds such as sulfates and bicarbonates. When “hard water” contacts glass, it can form water spots that are unsightly and hard to get rid of. These spots can even cause irreparable damage to your windows if you don’t get rid of them quickly.

Skylight cleaning – Windows embedded in roof systems that allow natural light into living space

Relight cleaning – Interior window built into an interior wall to allow light & sight from one office to another, or from a hallway into an office.

Clerestory window cleaning – Windows usually above a lower roof in the upper part of the wall that allow natural light into living space.

Storm window cleaning – When additional windows are fitted over the outside of an ordinary windows to add insulation against wind, cold and noise.

French Pane – Tiny panes of glass that are built into French doors.

Window screen cleaning – Screen to keep insects & animals from entering living space from an open window.

Gutter cleaning – The trough that channels water from the eaves to the downspouts.

Gutter fascia cleaning – This is the face of the gutter that is seen when looking at the building.

Gutter strainer installation – These are wire baskets that wedge into the top of the down spout that keep large leafs and debris from clogging the down spout and underground drain system.

Scupper cleaning – Drain that allows water of flat roof or deck to exit building thru a downspout.

Valley cleaning – The valley created where two sloping roof planes meet each other.

Moss kill/control application – The application of a chemical that usually contains ferrous sulfate, or ferrous ammonium sulfate that when applied on live moss will kill it.

Concrete Pressure washing – Flat surface cleaning of sidewalks, driveways, patios, parking garages, wheel stops etc.

Boat Dock Pressure washing – Any dock at a marina, business, or private home

Vinyl Siding pressure washing – A plastic exterior cladding for a house, used for decoration and weatherproofing, as an alternative to traditional wood siding.

Dryvit Siding pressure washing – Dryvit is a home wall exterior solution, specifically a synthetic version of cement siding. Dryvit siding provides insulation and offers homeowners several styles. Contractors can make the Dryvit into any shape because of the flexible foam boards.

Stucco Siding pressure washing – A mortar mixture used for siding. Stucco can be made by mixing sand and lime with water and various other ingredients, most often cement making for a relatively low maintenance exterior surface.

Wheel stop pressure washing – A wedge shaped device usually made of concrete mounted at at the end of a parking stall to prevent a car from rolling forward any further than the wheel stop.

Graffiti removal – Writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public or private property.

Spider web removal – Spider webs removed from eves, soffits, window frames by use of brushes, back pack vacuum cleaners and or leaf blowers.

Holliday Lighting – Installation of and removal of Christmas Lights

Bird Block, Bird Spikes, Bird Abatement – Products that are installed in homes or on commercial buildings to keep birds from landing, nesting, and making a mess of the exterior siding, windows or metal flashing.

Dryer Vent cleaning on high rise  – Dyer vents that exit the building on high rise residential buildings where screen at the end of the vent cannot be cleaned from inside the unit.